Independence school information

IndexIndependenceOhioNational
Average Test Scores94%69%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:117:116:1
Total public schools33,65079,221
Total private schools11,00024,874
Total post-secondary schools43937,963
The Independence, OH educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Independence public schools have average test scores of 94% which is 35% higher than than the Ohio average and 91% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Independence public schools is 14:1, compared to 17:1 in Ohio and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.2% have completed high school, 40.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Independence are 91% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Independence.
  • 92.9% of people in Independence have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.2% of people in Independence have completed high school.
  • 40.3% of people in Independence have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Independence

IndexIndependenceOhioNational
Completed 8th grade92.9%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school92.2%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college64.4%55.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.4%35.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors40.3%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters14.4%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Independence (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pepper Pike, OH6,15095%93%
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Rocky River, OH20,21195%92%
Broadview Heights, OH19,25794%91%
Beachwood, OH11,78693%90%
Independence, OH7,11594%91%

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Sausalito, CA7,11547%4%
Amory, MS7,11050%1%
Tyrone, GA7,12141%17%
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Independence, OH7,11594%91%
Source: The Independence, OH education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.